IN PRESS

  • Smith, J. W., Wilkins, E. J., & Leung, Y. -F. (in press). Attendance trends threaten future operations of America's state park systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • KC, B., Morais, D. B., Smith, J. W., Peterson, M. N., & Seekamp, E. (in press). Using social network analysis to understand trust, reciprocity, and togetherness in wildlife tourism microentrepreneurship. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research.
  • Matney, J. A., Slocumb, W. S., Smith, J. W., Bonsall, P., & Supak, S. K. (in press). Implementation and evaluation of a geospatial management solution for the U.S. National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration.
  • McCreary, A., Seekamp, E., Davenport, M. A., & Smith, J. W. (in press). Exploring qualitative applications of social media data for place-based assessments in destination planning. Current Issues in Tourism.
  • Wilkins, E. J., Smith, J. W., & Keane, R. (in press). Social media communication preferences of national park visitors. Applied Environmental Education & Communication.

  • 2019

  • Lamborn, C. C., & Smith, J. W.. (2019). Human perceptions of, and adaptations to, shifting runoff cycles: A case-study of the Yellowstone River (Montanta, USA). Fisheries Research, 216, 96-108.
  • KC, B., Morais, D. B., Peterson, M. N., Seekamp, E., & Smith, J. W. (2019). Social network analysis of wildlife tourism microentrepreneurial network. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 19(2), 158-169.
  • Koch, J., Dorning, M. A., Van Berkel, D. B., Beck, S. M., Sanchez, G. M., Shashidharan, A., Smart, L. S. , Zhang, Q., Smith, J. W., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2019). Modeling landowner interactions and development patterns at the urban fringe. Landscape and Urban Planning, 182, 101-113.

  • 2018

  • Li, J., Burroughs, K., Halim, M. F., Penbrooke, T. L., Seekamp, E., & Smith, J. W. (2018). Assessing soundscape preferences and the impact of specific sounds on outdoor recreation activities using qualitative data analysis and immersive virtual environment technology. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 24, 66-73.
  • Hestetune, A., McCreary, A., Holmberg, K., Wilson, B., Seekamp, E., Davenport, M. A., & Smith, J. W. (2018). Research note: Climate change and the demand for summer visitation on Minnesota’s North Shore . Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 24, 21-25.
  • Zhang, H., & Smith, J. W. (2018). Weather and air quality drive the winter use of Utah’s Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons. Sustainability, 10(10), 3582.
  • Baran, P. K., Tabrizian, P., Zhai, Y., Smith, J. W., & Floyd, M. F. (2018). An exploratory study of perceived safety in a neighborhood park using immersive virtual environments. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 35, 72-81.
  • Smith, J. W., Brownlee, M. T. J., & Seekamp, E. (2018). Introduction to the special issue on climate change and outdoor recreation: Shifting supply and demand. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 36(2), ix-xii.
  • McCreary, A., Fatorić, S., Seekamp, E., Smith, J. W., Kanazawa, M., & Davenport, M. A. (2018). The influences of place meanings and risk perceptions on visitors’ willingness to pay for climate change adaptation planning in a nature-based tourism destination. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 36(2), 121-140.
  • Dupéy, L. N., & Smith, J. W.* (2018). An integrative review of empirical research on the perceptions and behaviors related to prescribed burning and wildfire. Environmental Management, 61(6), 1002-1018.
  • Sanchez, G. M., Smith, J. W., Terando, A., Sun, G., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2018). Spatial patterns of development drive water use. Water Resources Research, 54, 1633-1649.
  • Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Bunds, K. S., & Smith, J. W. (2018). Leveraging community sport organizations to promote community capacity: Strategic outcomes, challenges, and theoretical considerations. Sport Management Review, 21(3), 279-292.
  • Smith, J. W., Wilkins, E. J., Gayle, R., & Lamborn, C. C. (2018). Climate and visitation to Utah’s “Mighty 5” national parks. Tourism Geographies, 20(2), 250-272.
  • Nazariadli, S., Morais, D. B., Barbieri, C., & Smith, J. W. (2018). Does perception of authenticity attract visitors to agricultural settings? Tourism Recreation Research, 43(1), 91-104.
  • KC, B., Morais, D. B., Seekamp, E., Smith, J. W., & Peterson, M. N. (2018). Bonding and bridging forms of social capital in wildlife tourism microentrepreneurship: An application of social network analysis. Sustainability, 10(2), 315.
  • Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Bunds, K. S., & Smith, J. W. (2018). A structural perspective of cross-sector partnerships involving youth sport non-profit organizationsEuropean Sport Management Quarterly, 18 (2), 133-155.


  • 2017

  • Lamborn, C. C., Smith, J. W., & Burr, S. W. (2017). User fees displace low-income outdoor recreationists. Landscape and Urban Planning, 167, 165-176.
  • Smith, J. W., Dorning, M. A., Shoemaker, D. A., Méley, A., Dupéy, L. N., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2017). Payments for carbon sequestration to alleviate development pressure in a rapidly urbanizing region. Forest Science, 63(3), 270-282.
  • Smith, J. W., & Siderelis, C. (2017). Temporal trends in the operating inefficiencies of U.S. state park systems. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 18, 105-112.
  • Guo, T., Smith, J. W., Moore, R. L., & Schultz, C. (2017). Integrating off-site visitor education into landscape management and planning: An examination of the timing of educational messaging on compliance with low-impact hiking recommendations. Landscape and Urban Planning, 164, 25-36.
  • Smith, J. W., Smart, L. S., Dorning, M. A., Dupéy, L. N., Méley, A., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2017). Bayesian methods to estimate urban growth potential. Landscape and Urban Planning, 163, 1-16.
  • Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Smith, J. W., & Bunds, K. S. (2017). Collaborative advantages: The role of inter-organizational partnerships for youth sport non-profit organizations. Journal of Sport Management, 31(2), 148-160.
  • Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Bunds, K. S., & Smith, J. W. (2016). An integrative review of sport-based youth development literature. Sport in Society, 20(1), 161-179.

  • 2016

  • van Zanten, B. T., van Berkel, D. B., Meentemeyer, R. K., Smith, J. W., Tieskens, K. F., & Verburg, P. H. (2016). Continental scale quantification of landscape values using social media data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(46), 12974-12979.
  • Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Bunds, K. S., & Smith, J. W. (2016). An integrative review of sport-based youth development literature. Sport in Society, 20(1), 161-179.
  • Smith, J. W., Bitsura-Meszaros, K., Seekamp, E., McCreary, A., & Burroughs, K. (2016). Political ideologies and the objective measurement of climate-related risks to coastal resources. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 20(5), 409-422.
  • Hunt, L. M., Fenichel, E. P., Fulton, D. C., Mendelsohn, R., Smith, J. W., Tunney, T. D., Lynch, A. J., Paukert, C. P., & Whitney, J. E. (2016). Identifying alternate pathways for climate change to impact inland recreational fishers. Fisheries, 41(7), 362-372.
  • Smith, H. M., Smith, J. W., Silka, L., Lindenfeld, L., & Gilbert, C. (2016). Media and policy in a complex adaptive system: Insights from wind energy legislation in the United States. Energy Research and Social Science, 19, 53-60.
  • Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., McCreary, A., Davenport, M., Kanazawa, M., Holmberg, K., Wilson, B., & Nieber, J. (2016). Shifting demand for winter outdoor recreation along the North Shore of Lake Superior under variable rates of climate change: A finite-mixture modeling approach. Ecological Economics, 123, 1-13.
  • Leung, Y. –F., Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., Conlon, K., Mayer, J., Guo, T., Walden-Schreiner, C., Adams, B., & Keane, R. (2016). The effects of 2D and 3D imagery and an educational message on perceptions of trail impacts. Natural Areas Journal, 36(1), 88-92.
  • Smith, J. W., Bitsura-Meszaros, K., & Keane, R. (2016). Differences between conservatives and liberals in information seeking behavior and perceived risks associated with climate-driven changes to local forest conditions. Weather, Climate, and Society, 8(1), 43-55.

  • 2015

  • Keane, R., & Smith, J. W. (2015). Information presentation and perceived severity of climate change driven coastal morphological change. Coastal Management, 43(6), 651-667.
  • Smith, J. W. (2015). Immersive virtual environment technology to supplement environmental perception, preference and behavior research: A review with applications. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(9), 11486-11505.
  • Smith, J. W., Slocumb, W. S., Smith, C. T., & Matney, J. (2015). A needs assessment process for designing geospatial data management systems within federal agencies. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 11(2), 226-244.
  • Guo, T., Smith, J. W., Leung, Y. –L., Seekamp, E., & Moore, R. L. (2015). Determinants of responsible hiking behavior: Results from a stated preference experiment. Environmental Management, 56(3), 765-776.
  • Dorning, M. A., Smith, J. W., Shoemaker, D. A., & Meentemeyer, R. K. (2015). Changing decisions in a changing landscape: How might forest owners in an urbanizing region respond to emerging bioenergy markets? Land Use Policy, 49, 1-10.
  • Bitsura-Meszaros, K., McCreary, A., Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., Davenport, M. A., Nieber, J., Wilson, B., Anderson, D. H., Messer, C., & Kanazawa, M. (2015). Building coastal climate readiness along the North Shore of Lake Superior. Michigan Journal of Sustainability, 3, 111-119.
  • Smith, J. W., Leung, Y. –F., Seekamp, E., Walden-Schreiner, C., & Miller, A. (2015). Projected impacts to the production of outdoor recreation opportunities across state park systems in the US due to the adoption of a domestic climate change mitigation policy. Environmental Science & Policy. 48, 77-88.

  • 2014

  • Perry-Hill, R., Smith, J. W., Reimer, A., Mase, A. S., Mullendore, N., Mulvaney, K., & Prokopy, L. S. (2014). The influence of basic beliefs and object-specific attitudes on behavioral intentions toward a rare and little-known amphibian. Wildlife Research, 41(4), 287-299.
  • Smith, J. W., & Pijanowski, B. C. (2014). Human and policy dimensions of soundscape ecology. Global Environmental Change: Human and Policy Dimensions, 28, 63-74.
  • Sotomayor, S., Barbieri, C., Aguilar, F. X., Stanis, S. W., & Smith, J. W. (2014). Motivations for recreating on farmlands, private forests, and state or national parks. Environmental Management, 54(1), 138-150.

  • 2013

  • Smith, J. W. (2013). Adaptive participation in forest planning contingent upon a hypothetical large-scale forest disturbance. Forest Science, 59(6), 637-648.
  • Smith, J. W. (2013). Information networks in amenity transition communities: A comparative case study. Human Ecology, 41(6), 885-903.
  • Smith, J. W., & Moore, R. L. (2013). Social-psychological factors influencing recreation demand: Evidence from two recreational rivers. Environment and Behavior, 45(7), 821-850.
  • Siderelis, C., & Smith, J. W. (2013). Ecological settings and state economies as factor inputs in the provision of outdoor recreation. Environmental Management, 52(3), 699-711.
  • Smith, J. W., Moore, R. L., & Sommerville, M. (2013). Non-sovereign visitor satisfaction: A case study of military training on the Appalachian Trail. Managing Leisure, 18(3), 1-13.
  • Smith, J. W., & Floyd, M. F. (2013). The urban growth machine, central place theory and access to open space. City, Culture and Society, 4(2), 87-98.
  • Smith, J. W., Leahy, J. E., Anderson, D. H., & Davenport, M. A. (2013). Community/agency trust and public involvement in resource planning. Society & Natural Resources, 26(4), 452-471.
  • Smith, J. W., Leahy, J. E., Anderson, D. H., & Davenport, M. A. (2013). Community/agency trust: A measurement instrument. Society & Natural Resources, 26(4), 472-477.
  • Smith, J. W., Anderson, D. H., Davenport, M. A., & Leahy, J. E. (2013). Community benefits from managed resource areas: An analysis of construct validity. Journal of Leisure Research, 45(2), 192-213.

  • 2012

  • Smith, J. W. (2012). Barriers and bridges to U.S. Forest Service—community relationships: Results from two pilot tests of a rapid social capital assessment protocol. Forests, 3(4), 1157-1179.
  • Siderelis, C., Moore, R. L., Leung, Y. –F., & Smith, J. W. (2012). A nationwide production analysis of state park attendance in the United States. Journal of Environmental Management, 99, 18-26.
  • Smith, J. W., Siderelis, C., Anderson, D. H., & Moore, R. L. (2012). The effects of place meanings and social capital on desired forest management outcomes: A stated preference experiment. Landscape and Urban Planning, 106(2), 207-218.
  • Smith, J. W., Moore, R. L., Anderson, D. H., & Siderelis, C. (2012). Community resilience in Southern Appalachia: A theoretical framework and three case studies. Human Ecology, 40(3), 341-353.
  • Smith, J. W., Anderson, D. H., & Moore, R. L. (2012). Social capital, place meanings, and perceived resilience to climate change. Rural Sociology, 77(3), 380-407.

  • 2011

  • Smith, J. W., Davenport, M. A., Anderson, D. H., & Leahy, J. E. (2011). Place meanings and desired management outcomes. Landscape and Urban Planning, 101(4), 359-370.
  • Smith, J. W., & Moore, R. L. (2011). Perceptions of community benefits from two Wild and Scenic Rivers. Environmental Management, 47(5), 814-827.
  • Smith, J. W., & Burr, S. W. (2011). Environmental attitudes and desired social-psychological benefits of off-highway vehicle users. Forests, 2(4), 875-894.

  • 2010

  • Smith, J. W., Siderelis, C., & Moore, R. L. (2010). The effects of place attachment, hypothetical site modifications, and use levels on recreation behavior. Journal of Leisure Research, 42(4), 621-640.
  • Smith, J. W., Burr, S. W., & Reiter, D. K. (2010). Specialization among off-highway vehicle owners and its relationship to environmental worldviews and motivations. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 28(2), 57-73.

  • 2009

  • Smith, J. W. (2009). An ethnographic autobiography of a short-term study abroad experience. Schole, 24, 50-64.
  • Jordan, D. J., Smith, J. W., Cox, A., Thompson, T., Jeon, J., Palacios, I., Patterson, A., Peel, J., & Henderson, K. (2009). An exploration of the meanings of parks in Oklahoma. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 27(2), 17-32.
  • Henderson, K., Patterson, A., Palacios, I., Jeon, J., Peel, J., Cox, A., Smith, J. W., & Thompson, T. (2009). The tie that binds? A case study of student perceptions of their recreation-related majors. Schole, 24, 21-37.